1. Introduction to Plate Tectonics

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0011
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is intended to use for Tier I classroom instruction.

  2. Human Impact

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0012
    • Grade Range: 7–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource can be used, in conjunction with best practices, for Tier I classroom instruction.

  3. Introducing the Atom

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0016
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    A resource to be used for Tier I instruction for the introduction of the structure of atoms.

  4. The Arrangement of Elements: The Periodic Table

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0029
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to interpret the arrangement of elements on the Periodic Table, Eighth Grade Science TEKS (8)(5)(C).

  5. Newton's Law of Inertia

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0034
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides instructional resources for Newton's First Law, the law of inertia.

  6. Newton's Law of Action-Reaction

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0036
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource is to support TEKS (8)(6)(C), specifically the Newton's third law or the law of action-reaction.

  7. Plate Boundaries

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0046
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for teaching about what happens at plate boundaries.

  8. Moon Phases

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0047
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

  9. It's All About Cell Theory

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0054
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternate or additional learning opportunities for students to recognize the development and components of the cell theory, TEKS (7)(12)(F).

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    Interactive Science Glossary

    • Resource ID: R4ISCI001
    • Grade Range: K–8
    • Subject: Science

    The Interactive Science Glossary is a resource that supports students who are learning the language of science. This resource includes written and spoken definitions and sentences in both Spanish and English. Students can even create, download, and print their own vocabulary cards. 

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    Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS357
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

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    Unforgettable Elephants

    • Resource ID: PBS457
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this video segment from Nature, witness the joy an elephant family experiences when a new baby elephant is born. This birth was a celebration within elephant society. 

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    Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

    • Resource ID: PBS401
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

  14. Elements and Compounds

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0055
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides flexible alternative or additional learning opportunities for students to differentiate between elements and compounds on the most basic level, Science TEKS (6)(5)(C).

  15. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0001
    • Grade Range: 6–12
    • Subject: Science

    This resource provides Tier I instruction ideas for Grade 6+ science teachers in the area of potential and kinetic energy.

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    Matter and Energy—Chemical Reactions

    • Resource ID: S8M1L7
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions or illustrations, students will investigate how evidence of chemical reactions indicates that new substances with different properties are formed.

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    The Moon—Lunar Cycle and Tides

    • Resource ID: S8M3L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given models and illustrations, students will identify, demonstrate, and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle and relate the position of the moon and sun to their effect on ocean tides.

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    Covalent Bonding: Electron Dot Diagrams

    • Resource ID: CM3L3
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, diagrams, scenarios, or chemical symbols, students will model covalent bonds using electron dot formula (Lewis structures).

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    Kinetic and Potential Energy

    • Resource ID: PM3L1a
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, illustrations or relevant data, students will identify examples of kinetic and potential energy and their transformations.

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    Work-Energy Theorem

    • Resource ID: PM3L1
    • Grade Range: 8–12
    • Subject: Science

    Using diagrams, illustrations, and relevant data, students will calculate the net work done on an object, the change in an object's velocity, and the change in an object's kinetic energy.